Should Any Ideas Be 'Off the Table' in Campus Debates?The Atlantic
I get the sense that we're making light of Halloween costumes and that kind of thing. But what happens, I mean, I have an obligation as a university administrator to protect my students against harassment, a hostile environment. What happens when the ...
Maritimers set to geek out at anime cosplay conventionCBC.ca
12 layers of scratchy crinoline, hours of makeup application and days of sewing might seem obsessive and immature to some, but to the people attending Animaritime this weekend, it's the ultimate way to meet new friends and geek out. Animaritime is an ...
Stop It, Overwatch CosplayKotaku
The more people get into Overwatch, the more Overwatch cosplay we see. The more we see, the better it gets. And few have been better than this Genji getup. http://cosplay.kotaku.com/the-best-overw... GIF ...
Iron Man Cosplay Is Ready To FlyKotaku
Iron Man cosplay? Nothing new. Iron Man cosplay that has thruster jets which look like they fire? Very neat. Wayne Berendhuysen from EHV Props is the creator of this Mark 39 variant of Tony Stark's suit, which uses gas particles and 10-watt floodlight ...
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What Is the Deal With This $149 Vagina Costume?Slate Magazine (blog)
A Brooklyn couple is making headlines for launching a new business venture in the costume industry: manufacturing Lycra and polyester tunics roughly designed to look like a white person's vulva. Christina Cauterucci. Christina Cauterucci is a Slate ...
Small business feature: Costume TrunkThe Scout
“The costume industry is made up of a bunch of tiny markets,” Spain said. “We get Halloween people, Easter Bunny people, leprechauns, Santa Clauses, musical people, people doing birthday parties for their kids and historical reenactors.” According to ...
Yale Educator Recounts ‘Painful Experience’ of Halloween Email FurorNYT > Halloween - Feb 7, 2016
Erika Christakis, a former lecturer at Yale, spoke for the first time in an interview about her experience as an unwitting target over campus protests against racial insensitivity.
Yale Lecturer Resigns After Email on Halloween CostumesNYT > Halloween - Dec 8, 2015
Erika Christakis, who had suggested there could be negative consequences to the university’s directive to be sensitive when choosing Halloween costumes, resigned from her position voluntarily, the school said.
Telephone Time WarpNYT > Halloween - Nov 24, 2015
Halloween trick-or-treaters were stumped by the old-fashioned phone outside the door that was part of the evening's fun.
Yale’s Halloween Advice Stokes a Racially Charged DebateNYT > Halloween - Nov 9, 2015
Racial tension escalated over whether the administration was sensitive enough to concerns about Halloween costumes that could be seen as culturally offensive.
Mourners Gather to Remember Two Victims of Halloween Crash in the BronxNYT > Halloween - Nov 8, 2015
Relatives and friends honored Louis Perez and his granddaughter Nyanna Aquil who were struck and killed by a car while trick-or-treating on Halloween.
Connecticut School Seeks to Expel 2 Accused of Wearing Columbine CostumesNYT > Halloween - Nov 6, 2015
Some residents in Litchfield said the threats played on widespread fears in a town that is less than an hour from Newtown, where a school massacre took place three years ago.